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1939 1H series D8 snow plow.

Discussion in 'Old Iron!' started by old-iron-habit, Jul 18, 2019.

  1. old-iron-habit

    old-iron-habit Senior Member

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    I was contacted by a nearby small town museum last week and was asked if I would be interested in helping them try to start the museums 1H series D8 snowplow. It is an original double wing model that was purchased new by the township in 1939. It was drove into a viewing shelter in 2001 and has sat there since. Last Saturday we checked things over, found a broken rotor in the pony mag along with a shorted coil. As starting was out of the question we and made a list of things to do before the next attempt. The mag is out for a rebuild. The museum has graciously offered to host the fall meeting of ACMOC's Minnesota Chapter 3. We expect to have the mag back, the misc work done and going to try to start it then. Stay tuned. Pictures are a little cramps. Not very good photo opps in the small viewing shed.

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    old-iron-habit Senior Member

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    D8 size ice cleats. Called calks in this part of the world. The building it is in now, and the problematic magneto. IMG_20190713_104231632.jpg IMG_20190713_090648153.jpg IMG_20190713_095740189.jpg
     
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    Cool!!!! Wish I was closer to you.
     
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    Would love to see a video of it when you fire it up and drive it out of the shed!
     
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    old-iron-habit Senior Member

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    Unless he gets stuck working that Saturday, Sasquatch253 whom posts the excellent restoration videos on YouTube will most likely be there filming. He is a MN Chapter 3 Club member and lives within 40 miles of the snowplow.